One step is a term used in basketball referring to when a player, by a sudden change of direction or some form of quick dummy (faking move), causes their defender to take a step in the wrong direction thus allowing the attacker to beat the defender.
"That crossover gave john the one step"
by kendle_cranks2 June 17, 2006
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a) A Czechoslovakian who, under Hitler's rule, was only One-Step from being considered a Jew. b) a dirty, foul-mouther, greedy, smelly, pedophilic, queer person of Czechoslovakian descent.
I mean, seriously, Kevin ... just shut the hell up. God, man ... you're such a fucking One Step. Your ass is VERY lucky Hitler isn't alive. Boy are you.
by Chuck Alan Poindexter November 20, 2004